6th September 2021
AB & David Africa has been named a winner of the flagship award “African Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice” at the 2021 edition of the Africa Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA). The announcement was made at an online event held on September 3, 2021.
The award is set out to recognise exceptional achievement from Africa’s legal community.
The Chairman and Senior Partner of the firm, David Ofosu-Dorte, remarked “It feels good to win this award at this time of Africa’s growth, especially as it coincides with the implementation of the AfCFTA and the unfolding events of the new decade”.
In 2015 AB & David Ghana won the Africa Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice and the CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award. In addition, the firm was highly commended in the category of the Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year.
Again in 2016, the firm won the Africa Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice and was nominated in a number of other categories.
This prestigious 2021 award also follows the recent expansion of the group into Kenya with Oraro Company Advocates joining the group as an affiliate member.
In addition to its 6 offices (headquartered in Ghana), the firm has a network of firms in 24 African countries and continues to remain committed to its mantra of One Continent, One Law Firm.
Established 44 years ago by George Oraro SC (one of Kenya’s top litigators), Oraro & Company Advocates is a top-tier, full-service Kenyan law firm providing specialist legal services both locally and regionally in Arbitration, Asset Tracing & Recoveries, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Conveyancing & Real Estate, Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Labour, FinTech, Infrastructure, Projects & PPP, Restructuring & Insolvency and Tax. The Firm has over the years developed a distinguished reputation which has seen it and its Partners recognised by leading international directories such as Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.